Mt Arrowsmith

  • Lake Heron, Canterbury, New Zealand

Mt Arrowsmith Station is a 9000ha high country station located in the Ashburton Gorge overlooking Lake Heron, an hour from Ashburton and 1 ½ hrs from Christchurch Airport.
Mt Arrowsmith has lucerne flats, mid to lower developed hill, to summer country.
Mt Arrowsmith runs 10,000 Merino sheep, 300 Angus Cows and 600 Red Hinds

We are looking for an experienced high country shepherd to join our team of four staff, who is able to
take on some stock management responsibility.

The position also offers employment for a partner with the running of a private camping ground and lodge accommodation. This involves bookings, cleaning, and the management of the private camping ground. Training provided.

The position offers:
The opportunity to step up as you progress
A great remuneration package
Extensive stock work
A near new house with stunning views

Successful application needs to have:
Stock experience
Capable working dogs
Good work ethic, attention to detail and record keeping
Good communication skills,
Computer skills an advantage
General farm maintenance skills
Driver’s license and competence with farm vehicles
Good time management skills, clean and tidy

The position would suit a couple both looking for work; the accommodation job is part time. Mt Somers Springburn is the local school, 25 minutes away.